Definition of

Common Measure

  1. (noun, time) a time signature indicating four beats to the bar
  2. (noun, quantity) an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly
  3. (noun, communication) the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad

via WordNet, Princeton University

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a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters